Marine Group Boat Works is the West Coast’s premier shipyard for boat repair and new construction of vessels up to 220 feet long. With two haul-out facilities in San Diego encompassing over 20 acres of usable land and water, onsite workshops, a machine shop, modernized equipment and a new office building; the team specializes in designing and building specialty crafts, overhauls, repairs, retrofits, custom fabrications, ABS-certified aluminum and steel welding, propulsion work, engine repowers and hull preservations. It has over 20 years of commercial and military contracting experience in design, construction and life cycle maintenance. Customers include the Navy Force Protection fleet, Amphibious Assault Unit, Port Ops, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Army Corps of Engineers, Coast Guard, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Foss Maritime, Crowley Maritime and Millennium Maritime. The shipyard has been featured on The History Channel’s “Modern Marvels” for its 665-ton travelift.
Boat RepairMarine Group Boat Works is a full-service boat and superyacht repair facility for private, commercial, and government vessels. The facility has brand new on-site workshops, upgraded equipment, and travel lifts capable of lifting vessels up to 665 tons. In addition to our state-of-the-art equipment and facility, the team at Marine Group Boat Works strives for excellence when executing every project the company accepts. Constant attention to detail, even on a large scale, has earned the company a loyal clientele that continues to return to the facility for service. Marine Group Boat Works has serviced vessels for companies including Foss Maritime, Evans Hotels, Catalina Classic Cruises, San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego Harbor Excursion, Pacific Tugboat Services, Greger Pacific, RV White Holly and RV Ocean.
Haul-outs Up to 665 Tons
Haul-outs Up to 665 TonsMarine Group Boat Works is home to the largest Travelift on the West Coast and was featured on the History Channel’s “Modern Marvels.” Its 665 ton capability can handle a single load measuring 220-feet long and 54-feet wide. To date, it has lifted over 200 vessels greater than 100 feet.
Mechanical, ElectricalMarine Group Boat Works’ in-house electrical team is skilled in all electrical facets. They are fully capable of trouble shooting, installing and checking: wiring, cabling, controllers, switchboards, equipment, motors (including motor rewind and repair), lighting, communications, telephones, solenoids, switches and metering. The company’s electricians also have the ability to remove, repair, (re)install and perform operational testing of electronic equipment.
Painting, Welding, Carpentry
Painting, Welding, CarpentryThe Marine Group Boat Works team comprises of a full-finish painting crew; ABS-certified aluminum and stainless steel welders that specialize in metal fabrications, hull extensions, gel coats and fiberglass repair; and a team of carpenters with over 55 years of combined shipwright experience.
New construction of specialty crafts
Marine Group Boat Works has over 20 years of military contracting experience in design, construction and life cycle maintenance. As a boatbuilder, it has a track record of consistently delivering high quality work, products and services. Vessels in its newbuild portfolio include: 60-65’ Diver Support Vessels, aluminum90-200' Range Training Support Crafts (RSC-Series)14-45' Workboats and Boomin Beaver designs, steel180' Double hull bargeVessel are constructed at Marine Group's two shipyard locations in San Diego which feature on-site workships, covered fabrication buildings, machine shop, waterjet metal cutting technology and modern lifts and cranes. Its new construction team consists of ABS-welders, shipfitters, pipe fitters, mechanical specialists, electricians, riggers and painters and they work with a network of reputable naval architects, engineering firms and specialty subcontractors.Through the work it has accomplished with past construction and repair projects, Marine Group Boat Works has increased its accessibility to and serviceability with various material suppliers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). It has worked directly with technical commercial representatives from Caterpillar, Cummins, Northern Lights, Zodiac Milpro, Seakeeper, International, ZF Gears, Wartsila and many more to garner good pricing and immediate response to any of its service calls. Marine Group Boat Works has a proven program structure for completing contracts on schedule and in accordance with specifications. The program structure has been perfected with each contract that it has executed on time and meet, if not exceed, the standards and expectations of the Customer for high-quality work. With each vessel it repairs and construct, brings that much insight, that much experience and that much accuracy to its team.
Boat Building / Repair
Boat Building Supplies
Propulsion / Power